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labor

Part of speech: Noun

Toll or exertion, physical or mental; the whole class of workers employed in the actual production of wealth as distinguished from those who supply money or mental work; as, the relations between capital and labor are difficult to adjust; a task; effort; difficulty; pain; the act of bearing a child.

Part of speech: Verb

To use muscular strength or mental effort; to toil; be hard- pressed; take pains; move slowly; pitch and roll heavily, as a ship in a storm; suffer the pains of childbirth.

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